Friday, September 18, 2009

From Stocks to Softee

The finance bubble deflated, leaving many people unemployed in its wake. Today, Lisa Bannon and I take a look at some of them.

I also had the chance to shoot video of Bill Sonner, a trader who now runs a Mister Softee truck.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Behold! The Return of The Day Trader

Lauricella, Kim and I dive in on page one today about the return of day traders.

In some ways, this story felt like an accidental sequel to my story about those who ditched equities during the scary days of spring. I'll let y'all draw your own conclusions.

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Brazil, Rugelach and Disneyword: A Look At Lehman Brothers, One Year Later

Annelena Lobb and I profile several different Lehman employees in today's A section as part of the WSJ's year-since crisis coverage.

I find projects like these are extremely rewarding as a reporter and a great way to take a look at the anatomy of the collapse without the choke of deadline. Hope you enjoy reading as much as we did reporting.
Lehman's Legacy: Charles Ayres
Lehman's Legacy: Larry Bortstein
Lehman's Legacy: Sally Saltzbart Minier
Lehman's Legacy: Aline Almeida
Lehman's Legacy: Aubrie Fine
Lehman's Legacy: Jason Kilgariff
Lehman's Legacy: Five More Employees

Be sure to click through everyone's slideshow. Bryan Derballa did a great job with the photos.